love the side entry, i'm so use to seeing the sliding glass or french doors. --- A house that has plaster with small granularity may be this bright white. Note that the building's 20th century architecture almost felt like 30-40's functional because it has become so fashionable white. studio Karin
This is a perfect combo of my two favorite ideas for that space under the stairs leading to the basement. A reading nook AND book storage and shelves . assuming that there is enough space for this there.